variants or Juba's-bush
plural Juba's-brushes or Juba's-bushes
: an annual weed (Iresine paniculata) of the central U.S. and tropical America

Word History


perhaps from Juba's, genitive case of a name Juba

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“Juba's-brush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Juba%27s-brush. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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